[Smt-talk] Music theory on Wikipedia

kos at panix.com kos at panix.com
Fri Jul 29 12:34:38 PDT 2011

Rather than extend, I'm hoping to close off this discussion thread with a 
recent article:

"The Visibility of Wikipedia in Scholarly Publications"
by Taemin Kim Park


>From the conclusion:

"Recent involvement by higher education communities in Wikipedia implies 
Wikipedia's potential to become not only a reliable resource but also a 
learning and teaching tool for students.  Wikipedia's plans to include more 
women and elderly as well as expanding international offices will bring 
balance and wholeness in content.  As demonstrated in this study, active 
research on Wikipedia and citations to Wikipedia testifies to Wikipedia 
position as a rich resource.  The increasing scholarly attention to Wikipedia 
suggests a growing acceptance of its credibility as a valid information 

Bob Kosovsky, Ph.D. -- Curator, Rare Books and Manuscripts,
Music Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
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